Stephen Posniak, 64, the former ANC commissioner accused of leaving a campfire and causing the Ham Lake fire in Minnesota, apparently killed himself in his backyard around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. He lived on Windom Place in American University Park with his wife. They have one daughter. He retired at age 62 from the federal government, [...]
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Steven Posniak of Tenleytown, the former ANC Commissioner accused of setting the huge Ham Lake forest fire in Minnesota, testified at a hearing that he was questioned during the fire and has known he was a suspect since May 8, 2007. He was not indicted until October of this year. The fire burned more than [...]
Steven Posniak, a former ANC commissioner representing the American University Park neighborhood, faces federal charges for setting the 2007 Ham Lake fire in Minnesota, the state's largest and most expensive forest fire in 80 years.
The indictment alleges Posniak, 64, who notably fought Metro bus cutbacks in Tenleytown, was camping and left his campsite while trash [...]